Aloha mai kakou!
The Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Hawai'i (RPCVHI) is a member organization of the National Peace Corps Association. We actively try to connect with RPCVs living in Hawai'i through our website, ongoing activities, and opportunities to engage in projects that align with Peace Corps' Third Goal - to bring the world home. We support the Dept. of Land and Natural Resources' efforts to clean the Kawainui Marsh on O'ahu's Windward side with monthly volunteer time; we support the statewide outreach of Hawai'i Public Radio by answering phones at the semi-annual pledge drives; and we join other organizations for beach clean-ups and fundraising walks. Keep checking back for updated events and future get togethers!
RPCVHI ANNUAL POTLUCK SOCIAL AND MEETING
24 February 2019
12 Noon to 2:30 p.m.
500 University Avenue, Ala Wai Plaza Building Community Room
PEACE CORPS TRIVIA NIGHT
CELEBRATE THE PEACE CORP'S BIRTHDAY
Saturday, 2 March 2019
Square Barrels http://squarebarrels.com/
Information flyer will be posted soon.
INTERNATIONAL NIGHT 2019
Friday, March 8, 2019
5:00 - 9:00 p.m.
UH Manoa Campus Center Ballroom
RPCVHI will have a booth; the theme will be UKRAINE.
International Night, every year in March, is a celebration of the cultural diversity found at the UHM and Hawai'i community to promote cultural awareness, understanding, and appreciation.
This event, which offers free admission, will feature an array of cultures via stage performances and cultural booth exhibitions for an audience of approximately 600 people.
The purpose of International Night is to share different cultures' unique qualities and beauty around the world, which bring cultures together through performances and cultural booths, and understand and respect each others' cultural values and perspectives.
‘A ‘ohe hana nui ke alu ‘ia – No task is too big when done together by all.
India-40 and the Circle of Demons
"In 1966 as the war in Vietnam intensified, fifty freshly minted college graduates were invited to train for a possible Peace Corps assignment to India. Of the 50 who began training in a Texas border-town called Zapata, only a handful – ‘The Dirty Dozen’ -- finished the two-year tour."
Peter S. Adler lives and works in Honolulu. He is a planner and well-known mediator, and specializes in cooperation strategies for organizations and agencies involved in complex energy, public health, agriculture and natural resource challenges. In 1967 and 1968, he was a Peace Corps volunteer stationed in a village halfway between Mumbai and Goa. He and his roommate built schools, killed rats, and started poultry businesses. Adler is the author of three previous books: “Beyond Paradise” (Oxbow Press1993), “Oxtail Soup” (Oxbow Press, 2001), and “Eye of the Storm Leadership” (RIS, 2008)
Learn more about the author and this book here: Press Release
Support a RPCV- Hawaii member and purchase this book here on Amazon